by: Leff Amsterdam
For the tube clock, Piet Hein Eek’s starting point was a tube and an extrusion ring. Extrusion moulding is a design technique involving forcing aluminium, or paste for example, through a mould, the extrusion profile is what gives the material its shape. Piet devised a ring like that for the design of the clock face. Leff could not believe that such a thing did not already exist - it’s such a simple idea! They searched like mad, but it had not yet been done.
Often, a good idea can be surprisingly simple. The simplest solutions have not yet been invented. This clock could have been designed a century ago. It is actually a textbook example of the Dutch mentality: the idea of keeping things normal and down-to Earth
Richard Hutten is classified among the most internationally successful designers of the Netherlands, and for that reason his name is often associated with the concept of Dutch Design. Richard Hutten:...
Together with Piet Hein Eek, Leff came up with the idea that if you have a clock on your bedside cabinet, a speaker might also be nice alongside it. So...
(New deliveries for this item now in early January - please enquire) Together with Piet we came up with the idea that if you have a clock on your bedside...